Trips and Expeditions

Fife outdoor education

Trips and Expeditions

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For specific course dates and the most up to date information, please check the Outdoor Education FB Page, or contact the centre on 01592 583388.


Sea Kayaking Tayvallich

Enjoy 2 ½ days great sea kayaking on the West Coast of Scotland.

Friday afternoon warm up paddle around the magical Fairy Isles of Loch Sween. The weekend will consist of two day trips starting on Saturday and Sunday. The route can be adjusted to suit the group ability, energy levels and weather conditions to ensure a memorable weekend. There are nice paddles in Loch Sween, the Sound of Jura to Island of Danna and North to Crinan

This trip provides the opportunity for participants to explore this renowned coastal area of Scotland under the leadership of qualified staff. The route offers a good challenge in both distance covered and remoteness.

Participants should be aware that kayaking in a group demands some pace adjustments and consideration to other group members.

After a quick meet to check equipment and plans, we will leave Fife on Friday morning for the drive West. Accommodation will be camping.

Day 1 will be a short paddle around the Fairy Isles.

With a check of the weather and people’s aspirations we will finalise the journey plans and spend 2 full days paddling on Saturday and Sunday

We will return to Fife, tired but happy, on Sunday afternoon.

Sea Kayaking – Tour de Fife

Enjoy 6 days of great sea kayaking round the Fife Coast

This journey can potentially be split into 2x 3 day trips or even day trips. Depending on weather and current COVID guidelines. The overall aim is to paddle the Fife coast during 2021.

This trip provides the opportunity for participants to explore this renowned coastal area of Scotland under the leadership of qualified staff. The route offers a good challenge in both distance covered and remoteness. In addition to the paddling there is some great history and coastal villages to explore once on land.

Participants should be aware that kayaking in a group demands some pace adjustments and consideration to other group members.

  • Day 1 Newburgh to Tayport 24km (Campsite)
  • Day 2 Tayport to Kingsbarns (Cambo Sands) 25km (Wild camp)
  • Day 3 Kingsbarns to St Monans 18km (Wild camp)
  • Day 4 St Monans to Silverburn 16km (Campsite)
  • Day 5 Silverburn to Aberdour (Silversands) 28km (Wild camp)
  • Day 6 Aberdour to Culross – 28km Finish with Tea at the palace!!

Proposed itinerary that may need to adapt based on weather conditions.

Bike & Hike - Ben Alder or similar

Our bike and hike trip offers an opportunity to climb some of the more off the beaten track hills. You will use a mountain bike & trailer to carry your kit into the base of a remote mountain, where you will set up camp and plan your next days hike.

Canoeing - River Spey

The River Spey is an iconic multi-day canoe exped that passes through pine forests, heather-covered hills and Scotland’s most celebrated whisky region. This 4/5 day trip has a great mix of gentle paddling, and interesting rapids to navigate, with some excellent camp spots on the banks of the river.


For more information contact the Outdoore Education Team - info.outdoored@fife.gov.uk

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Natural Connections is an outdoor learning programme developed by the Countryside section of Community Services, Fife Council. It is designed to promote learning and achievement in the outdoors.
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